Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm EDT
stephen strasburg. he had surgery and now starts his long road back. i will tell you about it. i had the highlights for >> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> stephen strasburg had reconstructive elbow surgery this morning in california. the doctor said the surgery went extremely well. they took a ligament out of his left leg and put it into his elbow. he is expected to miss 12 to 18 months. pitcher chris volstead has been suspended. for the nationals and five marlins had been suspended and or find it. -- and or fined. we pick it up in the third. his first major-league home run. it was a solo shot. 1-0 nationals. this shot by jones in deep center field. that brings them around. the pirates win it 8-5. this is one of nine, two out. trouble from the get go. he scores all the way from first. to-m1 rays. the second of four events started today. we are talking golf. tiger woods bogeyed four of his first six holes. he needs a solid weekend to get to next week's. he finished one over par. the play of the night comes from wake forest.
Sep 3, 2010 5:30pm PDT
: for you specifically. >> yes, yes. >> reporter: when we first met stephen browning in 2003, he was a gung ho, can-do american, freshly arrived to help rebuild iraq, as part of the pentagon's temporary government. >> i personally believe that there is no mission in the world more important than the mission that we are doing right here in this country today. >> reporter: today, he's a father of two, living outside of denver and his assessment of the war now genuinely surprised me. you don't think it was worth it? >> i don't think it was worth it. i mean, we'll see. maybe iraq will be a shining star of democracy in the middle east. i just don't see it happening. >> reporter: this boy appeared in an abc news story in 2007. at age 12, he was working in a mechanic's shop because his father, the breadwinner, had died during the invasion. "i dream," he told us, "of going back to school." but three years later, we found him, still at work. i met this shia sheikh in 2003 when he was a serious 29-year-old. he is now a militia leader who is so venomously anti-american that our local staff said interv
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
at any moment but also describes her as a nice and down to earth person. >>> in just two days, stephen strasburg will undergo something called tommy john surgery to rebuild his el owe. the recuperation period is expected to be 12 to 18 months. he finished the son with a 5-3 record sowm the scene was peaceful along north carolina's outer banks yet but things could get a bit different tomorrow. hurricane earl still on track to impact the east coast. tourists have been ordered to evacuate okracoke island. >> i know you are watching what is going on, tuck. >> this time of year, the peak of hurricane son here the first couple of weeks of september. it has gotten busy. watching earl and fee own a might have another one down the road. looks like earl will come awfully close to the coastline. maybe 100 or 200 miles offshore. it will bring us some breezy conditions and clouds. the but you can see some brain -- some rain and tropical storm conditions during the day on friday in some spots. we are currently in the 70s. 76degrees at reagan national. 74 in quantico. 70 in leonardtown and 74 in anna
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >>> and now in just two days national pitcher stephen strasburg will undergo tommy john surgery. he tore a ligament while pitching against philadelphia last month. now the recuperation period is expected to be 12-18 months, a year to a year and a half. he finished the season with a 5- 3 record. >> isn't that weird how that works. life is just a rollercoaster. >> you never know from day-to- day. >> hopefully you come back stronger. >>> coming up on fox 5 morning news, frustration for drivers. they continue over computer problems in virginia. we'll get the latest on when it will be fixed from the spokes person from virginia dmv just ahead. >>> and now a new poll showing the d.c. school chancellor is polarizing voters in the district. that's next. >>> coming soon to a theater near you, calorie counts at concession stands. the question is do you really want to know? ksgo t >>> making headlines at 15 minutes after 9:00 this morning, it's a mixed bag of news for d.c. mayor fenty. just 13 days before its election. a washington post poll indicates michelle rhee has polarized voters in the distri
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm EDT
on stephen strasburg's surgery. we'll be right back after this break. no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. >>> apparently your hair could give you a heads up about a heart attack. your locks contain a hormone called cortisone. it's a marker for chronic stress. levels of the hormone measured in urine and blood on
Sep 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
know when stephen strasburg will go under th rnlgs stephen strasburg will finally undergo elbow surgery this friday. the national pitching prospect will have the operation in los angeles. it is better known as tommy johns surgery and will keep him out of action for 12 to 18 months. he hurt himself back on august 21st pitching against the phillies. nats manager rizzo says he is dealing with the injury like a professional. >>> make sure you get your zs or you could have life threatening consequences. the researchers at penn state found men with chronic insomnia were at greater risk to death. the risk soared for men who had diabetes or high blood pressure. researchers found not enough sleep makes focus and concentration difficult during the day and young adults have a higher chance of depression and anxiety. teens who lack sleep also tend to eat more fatty foods and snacks. >>> got to sleep. 5:26 is your time. coming up, the president announces the end of combat in iraq and refocuses on the problems here at home. >>> misunderstandings that may be what led to detaining two men who had rathe
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
sunny and a little breezy. >>> stephen strasburg of the washington nationals will have surgery today in california, tommy john surgery on his right elbow. doctors give athletes and 90% chance of full recovery after this procedure. he will be out at least a year. thanks for watching. we will be at noon. regis and kelly next. we will be at noon. regis and kelly next.
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
for the virginia dmv. >>> and also ahead, we know that's stephen strasburg needs surgery for an arm injury and that that procedure means he's miss the next 12-18 months. and now we know when the ace will go under the knife and get back on the road to recovery. >>> in the meantime, tucker barnes has been watching earl very closely. he joins us with the very latest. i was going to say good morning, earl. >> let's get right to it. let's get to the hurricane watch to extend the virginia coastline. last night it